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iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: The Sound of the Trumpet—Celebrating Life in England & New England. Henry Purcell: Funeral Sentences and Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary; Jubilate Deo; Scott Perkins: A New England Requiem; Jubilate Deo; John Taverner: A Song for Athene. Nicholas Tamagna, countertenor. With period brass, strings, basso continuo and organ. Christine Gevert, conductor. Saint James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: The Sound of the Trumpet—Celebrating Life in England & New England. Henry Purcell: Funeral Sentences and Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary; Jubilate Deo; Scott Perkins: A New England Requiem; Jubilate Deo; John Taverner: A Song for Athene. Nicholas Tamagna, countertenor. With period brass, strings, basso continuo and organ. Christine Gevert, conductor. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 01230 (View flier)

iCal 5:30 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Music in the Museum: Paintings in Song. John Myers: Paintings in Song, (a multimedia composition of nine choral pieces based on Norman Rockwell’s paintings, including "The Four Freedoms"). With the Berkshire Children’s Chorus and instrumentalists, including the composer, all directed by Christine Gevert. Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Glendale Road / Route 183, Stockbridge MA 01262 (View flier)

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Sublime Love: The life of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz in 17th century Latin American Music, Poetry and Image. Sor Juana Inés De la Cruz is considered one of the finest poets of the Spanish New World Golden Age. She was also a philosopher, scholar and composer. Her life will be depicted through music, artwork and poetry readings, including sacred and secular cantatas from the 1600s New World Colonies, featuring vocal compositions by Tomás de Torrejón y Velasco and his contemporaries. With the early music ensemble "El Fuego" from North Carolina, in a program designed by their Artistic Director, Salomé Sandoval. Salomé Sandoval, voice, baroque guitar and archlute; Malina Rauschenfels, voice and violoncello; Christine Gevert, organ and direction. St. James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Sublime Love: The life of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz in 17th century Latin American Music, Poetry and Image. Sor Juana Inés De la Cruz is considered one of the finest poets of the Spanish New World Golden Age. She was also a philosopher, scholar and composer. Her life will be depicted through music, artwork and poetry readings, including sacred and secular cantatas from the 1600s New World Colonies, featuring vocal compositions by Tomás de Torrejón y Velasco and his contemporaries. With the early music ensemble "El Fuego" from North Carolina, in a program designed by their Artistic Director, Salomé Sandoval. Salomé Sandoval, voice, baroque guitar and archlute; Malina Rauschenfels, voice and violoncello; Christine Gevert, organ and direction. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 01230 (View flier)

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Concerto delle Donne—Consort of Ladies: Revolutionary Italian Vocal music of the late Renaissance. Sopranos Catherine Hancock, Rebecca Palmer and Jennifer Tyo, accompanied and directed by Christine Gevert on the organ and harpsichord, will perform works by the Ferrara court composer, Luzzascho Luzzaschi, as well as early Italian Baroque arias and duets by Monteverdi, Barbara Strozzi and others. Saint James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Concerto delle Donne—Consort of Ladies: Revolutionary Italian Vocal music of the late Renaissance. Sopranos Catherine Hancock, Rebecca Palmer and Jennifer Tyo, accompanied and directed by Christine Gevert on the organ and harpsichord, will perform works by the Ferrara court composer, Luzzascho Luzzaschi, as well as early Italian Baroque arias and duets by Monteverdi, Barbara Strozzi and others. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 01230 (View flier)

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: The Mystical 16: The 1616 Settings of Psalm 116, and Contemporary Versions. Settings of Psalm 116 by Heinrich Schütz, Christoph Demantius and Johann Hermann Schein, as well as Gregorian Chant and works by Benedictus Ducis and Orlando di Lasso and J.S. Bach; modern settings of the psalm Jonny Priano and others will use contemporary poetry written for Crescendo by Bruce McEver, Frances Roth and Juliet Mattila. Three works commissioned for Crescendo will be premiered. With period instruments orchestra, Christine Gevert, director. Saint James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: The Mystical 16: The 1616 Settings of Psalm 116, and Contemporary Versions. Settings of Psalm 116 by Heinrich Schütz, Christoph Demantius and Johann Hermann Schein, as well as Gregorian Chant and works by Benedictus Ducis and Orlando di Lasso and J.S. Bach; modern settings of the psalm Jonny Priano and others will use contemporary poetry written for Crescendo by Bruce McEver, Frances Roth and Juliet Mattila. Three works commissioned for Crescendo will be premiered. With period instruments orchestra, Christine Gevert, director. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 01230 (View flier)

iCal 6:00 PM. Crescendo [MA]: Prince of Light and Prince of Darkness: Motets and Madrigals by Monteverdi & Gesualdo. Sacred and secular motets and madrigals by Claudio Monteverdi and Carlo Gesualdo. Saint James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Crescendo [CT]: Prince of Light and Prince of Darkness: Motets and Madrigals by Monteverdi & Gesualdo. Sacred and secular motets and madrigals by Claudio Monteverdi and Carlo Gesualdo. Trinity Church Lime Rock, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville CT 01230 (View flier)

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